Woot.com, a popular "One deal" website, has been called out by MSI and accused of selling stolen video cards. MSI reports that an undisclosed number of 7900GS video cards where stolen during transit. At this time MSI is urging anyone with details on the stolen goods to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with "Report Stolen 7900GS cards" in the subject line. MSI removed woot.com from their report about 10 minutes ago. The site now states the stolen cards are being sold on "some websites."
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Woot.com generally sells one item per day at a mind-blowing price, with the exception of a once per month "Woot Off," where the site sells several items in one day. Woot has decided to make light of the incident by posting "Refurbished, possibly pilfered" as today's item condition. Rumor has it that Woot is extending their warranty (originally 90 days) on the card to 2 years, out of their own pocket.
At the time of this article Woot claims that they have not been contacted by MSI or the authorities on the matter.
View: Woot.com 7900GS Sale
News source: Micro Star International
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